Heartwood Folk School Classes

Welcome to the Heartwood Folk School of Pender Island, B.C., Canada!



2.  PAST CLASSES  see highlights below (click class titles)

3.  Classes on OTHER ISLANDS – see Gulf Islands Events


2017 November – Creating & Sustaining an ARTISTIC Island Enterprise




2017 October – Co-op Model Presentation – Making A Sustainable Living Series


2017 Sept – The “Just Good Enough Business Plan” – What you REALLY need to know


2017 June – Amazing Living Soil (for Food Growers)


2017 April – Herb Growing & Gathering with Master Herbalist Don Ollsin


2017 March – Solar Photovoltaics: Global Perspectives, Local Solutions


2017 March – Bee in Your Garden Pollinator class


2017 February – Homeopathic First Aid 101


2017 February – Blacksmithing Basics


2017January – Heartwood Health & Happiness Hoedown


2016october – First Nations Cedar Basket Making


2016january – Introductory Homeopathy Classes


2015october – Building Simple Hoop Greenhouses


2015june – Food Preservation (Fermenting, Drying, Root Cellars & Canning


2015may – Do-It-Yourself Solar Hot Water, Passive Solar & Heat Recovery


2015april – Wilderness & Nature Skills


2015march – Practical Solar Photovoltaics


2015february – First Nations Pine Needle Basketry Classes


2015january – Composting Basics, and Soil Building


2014nov – Your First Food Garden, and Organic Growing


2014nov – Heat Pump, Wind, Water & Geothermal Energy – Local Options


2014nov – Solar Thermal & Photovoltaic – Intro to New Options & Incentives


2014septoct – Carpentry and Woodworking for Beginners


2014july – Practical & Computer Accounting for Local Groups & Enterprises


2014june – Top 20 Herbs to Wildcraft or Grow for our Health


2014june – Creating a Mushroom/Fungi Mixed Garden


2014march – Knitting & Wool Learning Day with Coast Salish Teachers


2013june – Fruit Trees & Fruit Juicing Workshop


2013march – Nettlefest Wild Plant Workshop & Community Dinner


2013feb – Innovation & Social Enterprise Workshop


2013january – Poultry Raising Workshop


2012november17-Energy Day workshop summary and poster


2012september29-Seed Saving Workshop and poster


Educational DVD/Film: Youth & Elders – Wisdom for a Brighter Future!


2012february 28 and 29 School Nut Tree Planting


2011November22-Solar Water Heating Information Meeting


2011November Energy Day summary and poster


PCT-2011sept29-Energy Group Minutes

2011apr22-Release of Pender Energy Research Report

2011mar5-Let’s Grow More Food on Pender MINUTES

2010june10-Brighter Future Pender Show poster